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Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to reunite for Netflix series

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to reunite for Netflix series

March 19 (UPI) -- Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are teaming up again for the Netflix series Grace and Jackie.
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Jane Fonda: Fitness keeps me mentally, emotionally strong

Jane Fonda: Fitness keeps me mentally, emotionally strong

SYDNEY, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- At 76, Jane Fonda still looks fantastic, and she has her impressive fitness routine to thank for it.
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'Newsroom' to wrap up after three seasons

'Newsroom' to wrap up after three seasons

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- HBO says it has renewed "The Newsroom," its New York-set valentine to cable television journalism, for a third and final season.

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Civil War monument honoring Union soldiers sparks battle in Florida

Civil War monument honoring Union soldiers sparks battle in Florida

Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Battle over proposed Union monument at Florida Civil War battlefield rages on, with a black activist singing "Dixie" and a state lawmaker proposing a bill to halt the memorial.
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Ford, Bullock, Roberts honored at Hollywood Film Awards

Ford, Bullock, Roberts honored at Hollywood Film Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Harrison Ford, Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto were honored at the Hollywood Film Awards gala in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Jane Fonda to receive AFI Life Achievement Award

Jane Fonda to receive AFI Life Achievement Award

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The American Film Institute said Friday it will honor Jane Fonda with the 42nd AFI Life Achievement Award at a June gala in Los Angeles.
Kentucky theater owner won't show 'The Butler' with Jane Fonda

Kentucky theater owner won't show 'The Butler' with Jane Fonda

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A Kentucky movie theater owner who trained pilots during the Vietnam War says he will not show "The Butler" because Jane Fonda plays Nancy Reagan.
Oprah Winfrey insists she is not a 'control freak'

Oprah Winfrey insists she is not a 'control freak'

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey insists she is not a control freak and was happy to take direction on the set of her new movie.
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Jennifer Lopez received 2,500th star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Jennifer Lopez received 2,500th star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD, June 22 (UPI) -- Musician and actress Jennifer Lopez said it was "so surreal" to receive the 2,500th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

'China Syndrome' writer Mike Gray dies at 77

LOS ANGELES, May 3 (UPI) -- Mike Gray, who co-wrote the "The China Syndrome," about a nuclear power plant disaster cover-up, has died at his Los Angeles home, his family said. He was 77.

Ex-Ms. magazine editor Mary Thom dies in motorcycle crash

NEW YORK, April 28 (UPI) -- Former Ms. magazine editor Mary Thom was killed in a motorcycle crash in New York, officials said. She was 68.

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Gwyneth Paltrow People's 'Most Beautiful Woman'

Gwyneth Paltrow People's 'Most Beautiful Woman'

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow was named People magazine's "World's Most Beautiful Woman."

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Jane Fonda (born Lady Jayne Seymour Fonda; December 21, 1937) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. She rose to fame in the 1960s with films such as Barbarella and Cat Ballou. She has won two Academy Awards and received several other movie awards and nominations during more than 50 years as an actress. After 15 years of retirement she returned to film in 2005 with Monster in Law, followed by Georgia Rule two years later. She also produced and starred in over 20 exercise videos released between 1982 and 1995, and once again in 2010.

Fonda has been an activist for many political causes, one of the most notable and controversial of which was her opposition to the Vietnam War. She has also protested the Iraq War and violence against women. She describes herself as a liberal and a feminist. In 2005 Fonda worked alongside Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem to co-found the Women's Media Center, an organization that works to amplify the voices of women in the media through advocacy, media and leadership training, and the creation of original content. Fonda currently serves on the board of the organization. Since 2001 Fonda has been a Christian. She published an autobiography in 2005.

Lady Jayne Seymour Fonda was born in New York City, the daughter of actor Henry Fonda and socialite Frances Ford Seymour Brokaw. The Fondas had distant Dutch ancestry. She was named after the third wife of English king Henry VIII, Lady Jane Seymour, to whom she is distantly related on her mother's side. Her brother, Peter Fonda (born 1940), and his daughter Bridget Fonda, also are actors. Fonda had a half sister, Frances, who died in 2008.

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